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Deutschland 83 

Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures.
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Series cast summary:
Jonas Nay ...  Martin Rauch / ... 8 episodes, 2015
Maria Schrader ...  Lenora Rauch 8 episodes, 2015
Ulrich Noethen ...  General Wolfgang Edel 8 episodes, 2015
Sylvester Groth ...  Walter Schweppenstette 8 episodes, 2015
Sonja Gerhardt ...  Annett Schneider 8 episodes, 2015
Ludwig Trepte ...  Alex Edel 8 episodes, 2015
Alexander Beyer ...  Tobias Tischbier 8 episodes, 2015
Lisa Tomaschewsky ...  Yvonne Edel 8 episodes, 2015
Carina N. Wiese Carina N. Wiese ...  Ingrid Rauch 8 episodes, 2015
Vladimir Burlakov ...  Thomas Posimski 7 episodes, 2015
Anna von Berg ...  Ursula Edel 7 episodes, 2015
Uwe Preuss ...  Markus Fuchs 6 episodes, 2015
Errol Trotman-Harewood ...  General Arnold Jackson 6 episodes, 2015
Godehard Giese ...  Karl Kramer 6 episodes, 2015
Michaela Caspar ...  Frau Netz 6 episodes, 2015
Florian Bartholomäi ...  Felix von Schwerin 5 episodes, 2015
Niels Bormann Niels Bormann ...  Fritz Hartmann 5 episodes, 2015
Merab Ninidze ...  Alexej Stepanov / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Beate Maes Beate Maes ...  Renate Werner 4 episodes, 2015
Jens Albinus ...  Henrik Mayer 3 episodes, 2015
Nikola Kastner Nikola Kastner ...  Linda Seiler 3 episodes, 2015
Charlotte Crome Charlotte Crome ...  Cosima von Schwerin 3 episodes, 2015
Philipp Baltus ...  Werner Freisinger 2 episodes, 2015
Thomas Chemnitz Thomas Chemnitz ...  Joachim 2 episodes, 2015
Peter Sikorski ...  Globowsky 2 episodes, 2015
Matthias Lier ...  Krishna 2 episodes, 2015
Lena Lauzemis ...  Nina 2 episodes, 2015
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Set in a divided Germany in 1983, during a peak period for Cold War tensions between East and West. Martin Rauch, a wide-eyed 24-year-old East German soldier plucked from obscurity, goes undercover as a West German soldier for the East Germany Secret Service.

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Over the wall. Under the gun.


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Official site [Germany]

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Germany

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German

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17 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Deutschland! See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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RTL,UFA Fiction See more »
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The first German television program broadcast on American television in the original German. See more »

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Referenced in Narcos: Deutschland 93 (2016) See more »

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Excellent, intelligent TV
31 August 2015 | by irmafound-65212See all my reviews

Like most fiction, there are several logical, factual and dramatic flaws but that does not detract in any significant way from this series.

If you like history, are interested in Germany or specifically Germany in the 80s and most of all, if you need your TV drama to be smart and complex, you will love this series.

Yes it is extremely unlikely that a border guard with a fake identity would be accepted as an assistant to a West German general, but the characters and dramatic themes are extremely compelling. The attention to detail in terms of East v West Germany and early 80s vibe are outstanding.

I only wish that a "season" was more than a mere 8 episodes!


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